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Domonique Williams STS 200 Sec.001 STS 200 Paper 1 Outline I. Social Relationship of Science and Technology a. Social definition of science and technology 1.Weebly blog 2. STS Encylopedia b.The relationship between them 1.How do they interconnect and why 2. Science example – Medicine 3. Technology example - Biotechnology II. Politics in GPS a. Why it was created 1. http://www.fwi.co.uk/Articles/2008/02/20/109508/gps-what-it-is-and-how- it-can-help-you.html 2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_Positioning_System b. Military and political usages 1. Navigation 2. Target Tracking 3. Missile and Projectile Guidance III. Railroads and the State a. Why was it created
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Unformatted text preview: 1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rail_transport 2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_rail_transport#Railroad_growth_in_the_United_ States_1830-1890 b. Catalysts & Corrosions IV. Importance of analysis of Science and Technology a. Understanding the relationship between them in society 1. They are so interwine that it is impossible to separate them V. Critical Thinking of Science and Technology a. Why citizens need to question anything sent out from these two areas 1. How can science and technology help improve my life style? 2. Can I trust what they (the scientists and the research) are saying?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2008 for the course S T S 200 taught by Professor Tappert,ericw during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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